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London, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at Lysebu over the weekend of our first wedding anniversary. Lysebu is a cute and pretty hotel, in lovely surroundings, but the hotel sadly lets itself down due to a lack of attention to detail such that I probably wouldn't stay there again: 1. Poor heating facilities in what is a very cold country in winter!!! 2. No... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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81 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cozy environment with comfortable and clean rooms. Homely interior with great service. Spacious rooms. The place is close to a few good day walks. Well-location in Oslo; about 20 minutes drive from the city. This place has a classic elegance about it. We returned to the place twice during our visit to Oslo. It will be good if the hotel... More 

Thank alicheng
Flemming N, General Manager at Lysebu, responded to this review

Thank you for your nice review of Lysebu. We are deligthed to hear that you came back to visit us once again. One of our attributes is the surrounding forest for outdoor activeties. Glad you enjoyed it! Thanks again and hope to see you on your next visit to Oslo. More 

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43 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

What a wonderful hotel in beautiful surroundings. The best breakfast ever, beautiful rooms, excellent service. If you want to experience an extraordinary visit to Oslo, I would definitely recommend this hotel.

Thank teres105
Flemming N, General Manager at Lysebu, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind words. We are always striving to give our guests good experiences, and we are pleased to see that we made yours a good one. Hope to see you on next visit to Oslo. More 

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10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016

We had a junior-suite, perhaps less cosy than other rooms a little bit smaller, but with a nice view on the forest and the sunset. After a lovely breakfast you are prepared for the hiking in the tremendous forests around the hotel. And do like us: after 20 km walking we were happy to come back to the hotel and... More 

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Flemming N, General Manager at Lysebu, responded to this review

Thank you for your nice review of Lysebu. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed our "spa" area. Also glad you went hiking, as it is so many good trails around the area. When I'm a guest at Lysebu, I always try to use some of all the outdoor activeties thats around (both summer and Winter). We feel blessed... More 

Portland, Oregon
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Natural elegance taken to perfection. Impeccable service. Outstanding social grace demonstrated be every member of the team. Exquisite architecture and art. Of paramount importance to me was the availability of forest within meters of my room. Never stayed anywhere like this: absolutely no pretentiousness.

Thank southernalps
Alida V, Manager at Lysebu, responded to this review

Thank you! So happy you mention our great team. Hope to welcome you again soon. More 

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4 reviews
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Truly a "hidden" gem. Extraordinary food, I mean really extraordinary. Not a single thing missing (eg breakfast with freshly squeezed orange-juice, smoothies etc). Great rooms, service and staff as well. The location is also great if you like walking in a forest landscape at the top of Oslo :-)

Thank Per W
Alida V, Manager at Lysebu, responded to this review

Thank you. Happy to read you like our juices and smoothies. We have our own developer employed to keep the hotel stacked with homemade drinks and snacks. Leisure or conference, hope to se you again soon. More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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41 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016

This was our last stop in Norway before catching an afternoon flight to Dublin. We enjoyed our dinner and the room we had was beautiful with an amazing view. Our one complaint is that we did not have wifi in the room and had to go down the hall in order to get a connection. We will return here on... More 

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Alida V, Manager at Lysebu, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words and recommendation. Sadly we have had some problems with the wifi in our newer rooms. It should however work better now. We look forward to your next visit. More 

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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Unfortunately we expected an upscale hotel but this was really not delivered. The room was rather small with an uncomfortable bed and poor quality of bed linen along with holes. The bathroom was absolutely tiny with no ventilation, so even with the door open it was impossible to do your hair or makeup there. The light was also very weak.... More 

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Flemming N, General Manager at Lysebu, responded to this review

I'm sorry to hear that we could not live up to your expectations. We are always interested to get reviews, eigther good or bad, to see what we do right and what we can improve. As we are an historic hotell, some of our rooms have thin walls. Some people find it charming, and others not. I always try to... More 

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70 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

We decided to book a night here based on reviews on TripAdvisor when looking for a room to spend the night in Oslo The hotel certainly doesn't disappoint. If I had to summarise I would class it as undisputed elegance. The grounds are beautiful, well taken care of. bantam hens roaming around and a greenhouse onsite tells you the produce... More 

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Flemming N, General Manager at Lysebu, responded to this review

Thank you for your excellent review on Lysebu. Reading this makes me smile from ear to ear. I will let the reception know to inform our guests about the master switch. Hope to see you on your next visit to Oslo. More 

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56 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Lysebu is located in forest up from Oslo centre, it is not far from downtown but it feels you are in the mountains and far away from any civilisation. Traditional and modern at the same time, it is a great hide-away for a seminar or business meetings. Rooms, service and food are all excellent. Views are fantastic and they have... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
An idyllic, fairytale location above Holmenkollen, only 20 minutes drive from Oslo centre. We pride ourselves in being able to provide our guests with the best of everything. Enjoy a meal in our restaurant, and enjoy wine from our cellar with more than 4000 bottles. Encounter 112 works by Norwegian and Danish artists from the Henie Onstad Art Centre. Have a swim in our wellness center or take a walk outside in the beautiful surroundings. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lysebu

Address: Lysebuveien 12 | Postboks 109 Holmenkollen, Oslo 0790, Norway
Region: Norway > Eastern Norway > Oslo
Price Range: ₹ 11,248 - ₹ 16,090 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Lysebu 4*
Number of rooms: 85
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#2 Business Hotel in Oslo
#4 Romantic Hotel in Oslo
#7 Family Hotel in Oslo
#14 Luxury Hotel in Oslo
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“Ask for a mountain view.”
  • Room has a lounge area.
  • large room with lounge and balcony.
 of 5 bubbles CatsFilmingTea, 27 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Cannot think of any”
 of 5 bubbles aahansari, 29 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Jr Suite has wonderful views, modern and comfortable”
  • Jr Suite 433 - View reflected in window - May 2015
  • Jr Suite 433 - May 2015
  • Cloud over the town below, May 2015 - View from Jr Suite 433
  • Jr Suite 433, modern, refreshing, comfortable
  • Jr Suite 433, feels open, light and airy - comfortable
  • Jr Suite 433 - Sunken sitting area, comfortable - Amazing view
  • 433 Jr Suite, May 2015
  • #1 takes you to Oslo, down the mountain side with beautiful views - I enjoyed the short walk
 of 5 bubbles holbrookusa, 26 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Junior suite”
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“We are prejudiced, but our room in the historic main building was perfect.”
 of 5 bubbles KandRMinneapolis, 21 Jan 2016 | Read review
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